rescue mission love


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  • n. A mission, operation to reach and rescue people in urgent need, as after a disaster
  • n. A religious mission set up (usually in poor city quarters) to rescue human 'derelicts' from a wasted life of sin, the final aim being conversion


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  • I had talked to Chuck Campion, the classic Boston pol who had been parachuted in to help save the state—a quadrennial rescue mission he’d take on again in 2004.

    No Excuses

  • Hamden brigantine, in rescue mission to Nova Scotia, 68-69

    John Paul Jones

  • Lucy's rescue mission in the woods ... the preponderance of Lumptons in the Potatoes.

    The Cat Who Moved A Mountain

  • Two days after von Ribbentrop's rescue mission the Soviets made another attempt to break through, this time with stronger forces.

    Panzer Aces

  • "She said someone had been accidentally left aboard Central, and that you'd personally authorized a rescue mission even though the catapult was officially shut down, because a blue-three supersedes other orders ..."


  • I knew that if word of the rescue mission leaked out in advance, we’d hear this from some in Congress: “Sure, it’s starting small, but once you make that first commitment, Grenada’s going to become another Vietnam.”

    An American Life

  • The satellites had spotted Georges dad, a rescue mission had been dispatched to pick him up, and he had returned safely to the mother ship and been reunited with Georges mom.

    George’s Cosmic Treasure Hunt


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